About Apethorpe Palace
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Apethorpe Palace formerly known as Apethorpe Hall, Apethorpe House or Apthorp Park, in Apethorpe, Northamptonshire, England is a Grade I listed country house dating back to the 15th century and was "favourite royal residence for James I". Apethorpe is pronounced 'Ap-thorp'. The main house is built around three courtyards lying on an east–west axis and is approximately 80,000 square feet in area. It is acknowledged as one of the finest Jacobean stately homes in England, and was the main seat of the Fane family, Earls of Westmorland.